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on capitol hill. the confirmation hearing for president obama's new cia directer starts today. >> one issue that is threatened to derail his confirmation was avoided. president obama agreed to congressional demands and will release a secret memo on the killing of americans overseas. it provides legal basis for a drone strike. he played a part. >> it was used very minimumly by president bush and now there's been 3,000 killed in this program. >> three weeks later his 16- year-old son was also killed. >>> on the hill, the defense secretary is testifying on the benghazi attack. he's will offer more details on the raid and it could be the last time he testifies as secretary of defense. >>> democrats will unveil their own plan at cushing gun v iolence. it's said to be similar as to what's in president obama's plan for a ban on assault weapons. president obama will discuss those issues and budget concerns with lawmakers in virginia. >>> the gun control debate took center stage as hundreds packed the state capitol. the president is backing a law for gun ownership. some suggest that the governor's
.s. officials admitted the drone was missing. president obama asked iran to return it. >> president obama says the new pick for the c.i.a. chief will face a lot of questions for the drone warm. john brennan will testify in half an hour. he is expected to be grilled about strikes targeting terrorists overseas. >> boeing 787 dreamliner has safely landed in washington in the first test flight since the fleet was grounded around the world. the jet flew from texas with a skeletal crew and landed in the past hour at boeing facility in washington state. the flight is happening as a federal safety official urges the government to revoke approval for the batteries used in the dreamliner. several jets had fired sparked by the we batteries. a boeing official says it will not talk about compensating affected airlines until after the grounded jets are back in service. >> mike nicco is right when he predicted the rain. >> it was much needed. we have breaks in the cloud cover. the second round will come in tonight and it could be interesting with lightning, thunder, small hail and snow. we will talk about wh
. >> president obama says the new pick for the c.i.a. chief will face a lot of questions for the drone warm. john brennan will testify in half an hour. he is expected to be grilled about strikes targeting terrorists overseas. >> boeing 787 dreamliner has safely landed in washington in the first test flight since the fleet was grounded around the world. the jet flew from texas with a skeletal crew and landed in the past hour at boeing facility in washington state. the flight is happening as a federal safety official urges the government to revoke approval for the batteries used in the dreamliner. several jets had fired sparked by the we batteries. a boeing official says it will not talk about compensating affected airlines until after the grounded jets are back in service. >> mike nicco is right when he predicted the rain. >> it was much needed. we have breaks in the cloud cover. the second round will come in tonight and it could be interesting with lightning, thunder, small hail and snow. we will talk about when it gets do your neighborhood and if you are headedded to the sierra, how were snow to
magic johnson paid a visit there before talking hiv and aids issues with president obama, as news4's richard jordan found out, jordan has a life-saving message for espectly young people that he wants to hear. >> and then i would wait to get the picture, because i notice everybody has their cameras. >> magic johnson made a name for himself, but the nba living legend has taken his talents far beyond the game of basketball into the medical arena. an hiv advocate for 22 years now, he uses his own diagnosis to bust the misconceptions about hiv and aids and educate the next generation. >> we're finding right now 13 to 24-year-olds who are african-americans, that's where the highest numbers are coming in at now, what, over 60% of the new cases in black america is coming through that age group. we've got to get to the young people. >> whoa. whoa. >> reporter: howard university hospital staffers boxed out to get close to the hall of famer, but he's not there for just the day. johnson is the president of the food service company that serves the hospital and howard campuses, and he's the man be
department of justice memo obtained by nbc news. the memo outlines the obama administration's justification for the targeted killing of american citizens overseas by drone strikes if those citizens are considered to be high-level al qaeda operatives plotting against the united states. progressives want answers. tonight an administration official tells nbc news that president obama has directed the justice department to provide congressional intelligence committees access to classified information providing the legal rationale for these drone strikes. this comes after the white house faced a second day of questioning on the subject. spokesman jay carney says president obama is not troubled by the memo being made public. >> he thinks that it is legitimate to ask questions about how we prosecute the war against al qaeda. >> senator ron wyden, a member of the senate intelligence committee, has been a critic of the drone program for years. every american has the right to know when their government believes it is allowed to kill them. he tells nbc news, "the memo doesn't answer the central questi
♪ ] >> cenk: welcome to "the young turks." we've got kind of mixed news on a new obama appointee. that's better than usual. we'll tell you if she's right for interior secretary. we've got a great guest from the sierra club about that, and we have a great guest, a multimillionaire, who is saying raise taxes on the rich. don't miss that. and then we have two stories about--one on the cops, and how they're not doing their job in miami. the tape on that is unbelievable. [ sirens ] >> attention all units a 29 just occurred. >> investigators say he never moved. he was tied up with his lady frequent outside of dade land mall. >> cenk: what he didn't respond to is amazing. and then of course the guy who shot two other soldiers because he might have ptsd, he killed the top sniper we ever had. why did he do it, as how bad is ptsd among our troops, you'll find out. it's go time. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: boy welcome to the "the young turks." we have an amaying story to start out with. two miami-dade officers fired and three others suspended. why? it's pretty serious stuff. they were not respondi
new york times" reports that some time after 2009, so some time during the presidency of barack obama, the cia built a new base in saudi arabia, a base for u.s. drones. the times reporting that we use that base to launch drone strikes in yemen. the paper has known about the secret cia drone base in saudi arabia for years, but they kept it a secret until today's paper. the "washington post" apparently also knew it existed. these news organizations kept this base a secret for years at the request of u.s. government officials. but the times did make it public now. they chose the timing for making it public now. and according to the managing editor of "the new york times," the reason they decided to make this public today is because of john brennan. quote, because the architect of the base and drone program is nominated to head the cia. and of course when he will have his confirmation hearing in the senate tomorrow. he will face the senate intelligence committee as we were just discussing with andrea mitchell. and the lead-up to these confirmation hearing has been absolutely fascinating i
, news4. >>> president obama said he turns to the bible to help him be a better man and president. he spoke at the breakfast in northwest d.c. the president hear from community leaders from across the nation. they all took part in the 64th annual breakfast. the president said he sometimes has to search words for console the inconsolable. >> sometimes, i search scripture to determine how best to balance life as a president and as a husband and as a father. i often search for scripture to figure out how i can be a better man, as well as a better president. >> the national prayer breakfast has been held every year since 1953. >>> president obama will join house democrats at their winter retreat in virginia today to promote his second term agenda. that meeting will take place at the landsdown resort in leesburg. the president is scheduled to be there this afternoon. >>> right now, parts of the midwest are dealing were a snowstorm that's quickly makes its way east. this is downtown chicago on mission avenue in the past hour. snow with wintry mix are causing delays at chicago's o'hare airpo
. >>> there was a star studded event on capitol hill today. celebrities came out in support of president obama's call for new gun laws. >> the president and the first lady are kind of like the mom and the dad of the country. when your dad says something, you listen. >> that's comedian chris rock. he was joined by singer tony bennett, actress amanda pete, and actor adam scott. the event was organized by a group of mayors who want to help law enforcement get illegal firearms off of our streets. >>> many cities across the nation are advising washington of their support of gun control legislation. today, san francisco joined that movement. ktvu's heather holmes is live in the city where she talked with a supervisor behind this new push. >> this is the resolution introduced by the supervisor. it calls on the city to dievest its attention from cities who profit on gun sales. >> reporter: hitting manufacturers where it really hurts. their wallets. the supervisor is calling on the city's retirement board to stop investing in companies that provide guns and ammunition. right now, the san francisco employees r
? is there a plan to build a second temporary oval office where president obama will work during construction temporarily? the white house -- the reporter says -- we say at least for now we're going to need a new sound effect. >> huh? >> huh? i think we still need a new sound effect. that one kind of sucked. we'll get a new one and keep you posted. >>> good thursday morning. right now on "first look," the northeast braces for a historic blizzard complete with powerful wind gusts. we have your weather channel forecast just ahead. >>> president obama orders the justice department to release classified documents over his choice to use drone attacks against americans. >>> plus, a bad nanny caught in the act of hitting an infant. >>> a dog with a human face. >>> and, believe it or not, a stud dwla tells women the day and time and week when they're the least attractive. >>> good morning. whether you live in the northeast or you're traveling anywhere near there this weekend, you need to know there's a whopper of a snowstorm headed this way. the national weather service is forecasting as much as two
drone strikes against u.s. citizens. lawmakers are expected to zero on on mr. obama's chief terrorist adviser and what he knew and when he knew it. the tactic faces new recruit any of after release of confidential documents. >>> and there are documents showing drones used to kill members of al qaeda. that brought back after demands of the legal justification for the strikes. late wednesday the white house bowed to growing political pressure and agreed to hand over the documents to congress. >>> senator dianne feinstein said lawmakers should know what brennan knew and when he knew it. she released a statement, it is critical for the committee's oversight function to fully understand the legal basis for all the counterterrorism operation. >> last summer, brennan said the use of drone strikes by the u.s. has turned al qaeda into quote, a shadow of what it once was. under president obama, the program has been used to take out 400 terrorist targets in pakistan and the middle east. >>> potential cuts in the defense department have already faced changes in the military operations. the pentag
of this program. obama took office, the about 700%.grown by live on capitol hill, john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> thank you so much. we should learn new details deadly attack on u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. it will be the focus of a senate armed services committee hearing. defense secretary leon panetta expected to testify this morning along with the chairman the joint chiefs of staff, general martin dempsey. lawmakers will hear about the the defense department's internal review of the attack. four americans were killed ambassador christopher stevens. 5:35 and 32 degrees on this thursday morning. >> still ahead, is the redskins' racist? that's the topic of discussion in d.c. today. coming up >> i'm nancy. i'm sareta. >> good morning, washington. >> hi, ladies. we're giving everyone a chance give a good morning greeting. sent a short video or a link clip.outube sure you ended by saying washington."g >> we want to check in with jacqui jeras. the weather forecast is not necessarily going to brighten our day. just think about hours, the top spectacular. clouds are filling in the head moving
and this is also sort of looped into hypocrisy. a new discussion with the obama administration wanting to bring gitmo to new york and give them trials where they have lawyers, rights to appeal. cross examination, decided by a jury and yet here under this government program, a high government official, i don't know who that is. judge, jury, executioner of americans. >> again, i have concerns about the hypocrisy. >> greta: forget the hypocrisy. do you have any trouble with that? >> again, i have to say it's depending on the circumstances. my feeling is that in certain circumstances, that option should be available to a president, but it should be very good intelligence and as high threshold of standards, that has to be in a country where-- >> yemen would be out to you. >> based on the circumstances it would be a higher threshold. i think as i said earlier it would not necessarily be out, but other countries where we have relations where we do work with the government not doing drones-- >> and do you think you'll be running for president. >> we'll be talking and we're certainly open to looking at
of channels will go up. >> hannity and o'reilly was given a new deal when obama was sworn in. but tina, what does fox have to do to change their brand or do they? >> i think they're trying to change their brand. they'll try to get eye candy. scott brown. dick morris was an useful idiot during the campaign, now he's not very useful. >> they're really good at what letting us know what to be afraid of. you know-- >> john: are you pointing to the blond? >> i know. >> groups of people of which we should be scare of scared of, and beautiful blonds. >> he is pretty. >> john: he's the first naked cosmo model to be signed by fox news. i don't know if you ever saw the naked pictures. he said it was very cold in massachusetts that day. what's next for a guy like dick morris? i mean,? >> he has a face for radio. >> john: he's right. >> speaking. >> john: when you you've been wrong about everything. >> i was going to say the internet has a place for dick morris it had a place for other rejects, glenn beck and sarah palin is still on the internet i believe. dick morris probably will find a home there. >>
, no one's going to want to be traveling in new england. >> thanks so much, bill. >>> president obama's nominee to head the cia can look forward to a grilling on capitol hill this morning. during confirmation hearings, john brennan will be asked to explain the legal justification tore predator drone strikes against u.s. citizens. they're expected to zero in as his chief counter-terrorism adviser, specifically what he knew and when he knew it. his knowledge of the administration's use of the tactic faces scrutiny after the release of confidential government documents. drones are used to kill americans believed to be leaders of al qaeda. that news brought backlash from both sides of the aisle along with demands of the administration's legal justification for the strikes. the white house bound to growing political pressure and agreed to hand over the documents to congress. dianne feinstein who heads the intelligence committee says lawmakers should know what brennan knew and when he knew it. she released a statement saying it's critical for the committee's oversight function to fully unde
facebook and twitter. abc 2news. >> all right. thank you. >>> the obama administration is under fire for its drone attack is he. a unnamed strike killed a terrorist leader but that leader was an american citizen who was killed without trial or testimony. we have the latest. >> reporter: before the confirmation hearing started, demonstrators went to protest the cia's use of drone strikes. >> killing kids halfway across the world. >> reporter: he is the president's choice to be the head of the cia and he is a chief architect of the drone program. it wasn't just the protesters, lawmakers also demanded answers the obama administration about the more than 300drone strikes. i have been calling and others have been calling, the vice chairman and i on the use of targets for increased transparency for over a year. >> reporter: specifically the chair said she wants information on the number of civilian deaths that result from drone strikes but has been denied because it's a secret program. >> i think that thinking, is long gone. >> reporter: earlier this week a unclassified document said ame
. president obama weighed in, opposing the ban, in an interview with cbs news. >> gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does, in every institution and walk of life. >> brown: and on monday, scouts and their families delivered petitions bearing more than a million signatures calling for an end to the ban to the b.s.a.'s national headquarters in irving, texas. but some churches and others warned that if the ban is abolished, they will drop their sponsorship of scout chapters. and republican governor rick perry of texas, an eagle scout himself, argued that lifting the ban would go too far. >> scouting is about teaching a substantial amount of life lessons. sexuality is not one of them. it never has been, it doesn't need to be. you know, i think most people see absolutely no reason to change their position. and neither do i. >> brown: today, the "boy scouts of america" board decided to delay any decision. they issued a statement saying, "due to the complexity of this issue, the organization needs time for a more deliberate review of its membership pol
agency chief as is energy secretary steven chu with no replacements announced yet. and mr. obama's economic team will also have new faces, as he moves to replace: labor secretary hilda solis, trade representative ron kirk and rebecca blank, the interim commerce secretary who replaced gary locke when he became ambassador to china. critical issues await them, from action on climate change, to the keystone x-l oil pipeline, to negotiations on new trade agreements with a dozen nations, and the european union. the president set the tone for the selections to come, with his description of jewell today. >> she knows the link between conservation and good jobs. she knows that there's no contradiction between being good stewards of the land and our economic progress, that in fact, those two things need to go hand-in-hand. >> ifill: the immediate response to jewell's nomination was positive -- from business and environmental groups alike. we get more now on the president's second-term cabinet and the issues they will face from coral davenport, energy and environment correspondent for "nati
." the obama administration is proposing to put $1 billion into opening up to 15 new manufacturing innovation institutes to help make american industry more competitive and encourage investment in the u.s. "they're looking at the drop in gdp and manufacturing and how that has affected that, and they have a very bold and progressive plan to move manufacturing forward." > > rapid tech has helped over 900 companies with their manufacturing needs for parts like these, and ed tackett says that this is only the beginning. "we're starting to see a grassroots - if you will - movement where people are printing their own objects at their house, or at their work, or at their desktop, and i think that trend is going to continue for several more years." > > for first business news, i'm ky sisson. with demand for the new 3d printing, rapid tech grads are finding work with companies such as nike and boeing. still ahead, the oscars are kicking it up a notch this year. find out how next in movies and money. teenagers ruled at the box office. our movie guy is here with the back story on "warm bodies." good to
obama announced $155 million more in humanitarian aid for those displaced by the fighting. >> this new aid will mean more warm clothing for children and medicine for the elderly. flour and wheat for your families and blankets, boots and stoves for those huddled in damaged buildings. >> reporter: that assistance came ahead of a donor's meeting in kuwait, where countries from around the world pledged $1.5% billion, nearly two thirds of that to deal with regional issues arising from the crisis. >> i do believe that they will follow up, and i do believe that this was a successful way to bring much needed resources to the crisis. but we do need to make sure that we continue to do that in a coordinated and fast fashion. >> reporter: until that money materializes and resources can be marshalled, many in the bekaa valley, like abu mohammed, will be left with little hope and mounting frustration. >> ( translated ): where is islam? where is america for the syrian people? where is the world? they all say we are with the syrian revolution, but we haven't seen anything. these are empty words. >> re
us on camera on the video cam. and yesterday president obama making -- naming a new member of his cabinet. the new interior secretary the ceo of rei from seattle sally jewel who has got a great reputation for not only being very active in the environmental conservation field and not only a good businesswoman but a very active hiker herself as president obama pointed out. >> obama: i'm willing to bet she'll be the first secretary of the interior who frequently hikes mailbox peak in her native washington state and who once spent a month climbing mountains in antarctica which is just not something i would think of doing. [ laughter ] >> bill: that's pretty impressive huh? >> yeah. that's a pretty good commercial for rei by the way. >> bill: you know what? i'll tell you, she was hiking those mountains. she was well outfitted. rei is a great store. >> yeah, love it. >> bill: when you have sons, you spend a lot of time shopping at rei. i found out. and sally jewel said she was very complimentary about the job that ken salazar has done as interior secretary. in one respect she'll have a
add new logo and paint on the jet as few weeks ago that some say was a sign that the deal was good to go. >> president obama will speak at the national prayer breakfast underway in washington, dc, right new. the president is scheduled to address matters of faith. these are live pictures from the prayer breakfast. the president has not begun speaking. the event is sponsored by the evangelical fellowship foundation held at the hilton international hotel and provides a venue for president obama to deliver the first major remarks to america's faith community since announcing his support for gay marriage last may. >> house democrats will unveil 15 proposals for curbing gun violence on capitol hill. the proposals resemble the president's plan including a call for banning assault weapons, barring magazines that carry more than ten rounds, and requiring background checks on all gun sales. support is coming from california. this afternoon, gun safety advocates in san francisco will hold a vigil at the federal building at 7th and mission street. in sacramento the senate will announce legisla
continues to make headlines tonight. after our nbc news report about the obama administration's use of drone strikes to target suspected terrorists overseas. that same technology is being used here at home, a lot. not to launch missile strikes of any kind, but as eyes in the sky for a local law enforcement and a lot of other uses. they've got a lot of folks concerned, and some states are moving to ban drones. our report tonight from nbc's john yang in chicago. >> reporter: while the alabama hostage crisis was under way in an underground bunker, authorities had a bird's-eye view, an unarmed, remote control drone. but there's a growing backlash to the use of similar devices by law enforcement agencies. this week, virginia lawmakers passed what would be the nation's first restrictions on drones. and today in the florida senate, a ban on drones advanced. >> my view is that the government works for us. the government is there to serve us, to protect us. >> reporter: from california to maine, officials in at least 11 states are considering various restrictions. according to government data, drones
for president obama's pick for new cia director. >> the administration is taking action to avoid one hurdle. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live with the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, allison. and it could still depending on what happens and to what comes out of today's confirmation hearings. calls from democrats and republicans for more about this drone strike program. forced the president to release secret memos to law makers. president obama 's nominee to head the cia is the chief white house counter terrorism advisor under his watch in september 2011. became the first american targeted for death by u.s. drone strikes. his son and another american with al-qaida ties killed weeks later. unclassified memo leaked is causing trouble here. it says it is legal for the government to kill u.s. citizens abroad if they are al-qaida leaders continually engaged in operations even if there's no evidence of a specific attack. 11 senators most democrats demanded the white house provide that legal justification. the aclu is concerned about the program and mr. brennan. >> it's fair to say tha
for this man in southern california. >>> well, the state legislature is now considering a new law to implicate president obama's health care overhaul. our investigative unit found it likely won't drive down any of the health care costs. but that's not all. investigative reporter stephen stock discovered major flaws in the current way costs here in california are reported to customers. stephen? >> reporter: raj, under current california law, anyone can get a list of prices for hospital services. what it cost you for an emergency room visit, for instance. it's called the payer's bill of rights and it's intended to give you information about the cost of your health care. but we discovered a wildly inaccurate and broken system, one that makes it almost impossible for you to really know exactly how much you're going to pay for that hospital visit. in a perfect world, health experts say, finding and getting the best deal at the hospital should be like going to buy a car. >> what you end up paying is a bargaining thing between your skill as a consumer and the car dealer's skill as a seller. >> report
of the empire state building. "early today" back in two >>> welcome back. stories making news this morning. new sanctions against iran go into effect today. the obama administration is targing the country's state broadcaster and internet policing agency. economic sanctions enacted last summer have also been triggered. washington hopes the move will force tehran to halt its nuclear program. >>> police in southern california are on the hunt for a man who used to be one of their own. former lapd officer christopher dorner is wanted in connection to a double hospital. the cal state basketball coach and is her fiancee were found shot to death sunday night. >>> some students at duke university say the kappa sigma fraternity went too far in throwing an asian-themed party. an invitation to the party was written in broken english and included a reference to kim jong il. members of duke's asian student association are protesting what they call a, quote, racist rager. >>> beginning in august, the post office will no longer deliver mail on saturdays. however, your packages will still show up in your mailbo
suspected of working with al qaeda. >> president obama has nominated the. of rei to be his new broker secretary. sally jewel runs the retailer. if confirmed, she would replace ken salazar. she would also be the first woman the president has appointed to his second term cabinet. >>> those hoping to the boy caughts -- boy scouts would chase their policy about including gays will have to wait a few more months. they have postponed the decision till its next meeting in may. they need more time because the issue is too complex. >> it is 5:11. nearly half the seven-day forecast is soaked with rain. howard will give us the details after the break. >>> first, here's an update on a story we brought you yesterday. monopoly players, it's time to call in on the cat. hasbro announced it's replacing the iron game piece with the cat. it's the first change in monopoly tokens since >>> good morning. it's 5:14. if you poke your nose outside, about 32 degrees in and around northwest washington. probably cooler in the burbs. >> 20s out there. >> a little raindrops, they fall on your day. >> before it's o
happening tonight, deb feyerick joins us with a 360 news bulletin. >> president obama is directing the justice department to release classified documents to justice, justifying the targeted killing of americans. it follows secrecy surrounding the country's drone program. >>> police in texas releasing a tape of the # 11 call that led to the arrest in the murder of decorated navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle. the chilling call coming from the sister of eddie ray routh after the shooting. >> my brother came by here, i was -- [ bleep ] he told me he's committed a murder. >> hold on -- >> i'm terrified for my life. >>> the boy scouts of america, delaying today's vote on lifting its ban on gay members and leaders until may. last month the boy scouts announced they were considering changing their rules. >>> after weeks of suspense, the makers of monopoly revealing its newest game piece, the cat. the games fans chose it over other options like a robot and diamond ring. to make room for the new piece, it's the iron that gets the heave ho. it's the end of an era for the postal service come aug
tomorrow. lou: good evening, everybody. president obama today stepped up his campaign to avoid the consequences of sequestration. an idea that originated in the white house. republicans upon the president's new round of demands delay sequestration for months, nothing more than a play for more tax increases. hollywood a-list or bruce willis: not those who would take away our guns offering a stern message for the president. and the nations bigge red state going after the biggest blue state all about drumming up business. we will show you how to score this battle in snakes "chalk talk." with an administration that avoids consequences of their public policy decisions. this time president obama asking congress to bail him out of the so-called defense sequester, nearly $500 billion cut in funding to our defense department that will cost thousands of jobs and undoubtedly weaken our national security. here is jay carney offering a bag and consuming answer as he triesto shift the responsibility for action from the president to congress. >> the president was clear he believes if we don'
on record as saying i'm opposed -- >> but they're walking it back 'cause cuomo's numbers here in new york dipped 15 points. that's why obama released a picture of him shooting skeet. i want to comment, though. that wasn't the most egregious thing that tony bennett said. he said we should be more like canada because they react better. they don't go around shooting people when they see our movies and he says if you dewpoint agree with me, you're ignorant. so thanks, tony, for being so tolerant. i want to comment on what chris rock said obama is not our daddy. he was elected by us to serve the people. i think that's where not just these celebrities have it backwards, but i think the administration has it backward. you have ask any of these celebrity what is if the president or daddy, would have put 32 executive orders on the first amendment? there would be mayhem if did he it for maybe an amendment that they throw their arms around, like they were doing at that press conference. >> good point. end on a bad point. ahead, president obama's hypocrisy on drone strikes. some liberals aren't happy
but as we go throughout the day, we're going to have a much better idea. i'm david bernard, cbs news, miami. >>> well, some of the most controversial aspects of america's war on al qaeda could be aired in public when president obama's choice for cia has his confirmation hearing. john brennan will be asked questions about interrogation techniques such as waterboarding including carrying out drone attacks against u.s. citizens. the white house is expected to stay ahead of that controversy. last night the administration acknowledged it would give congressional committee members access to classified documents that outline the government's stance on drone strikes against suspected terrorists who are also american citizens. the report will be in the hands of those lawmakers just hours before john brennan's confirmation hearing begins, and he will be the one today who's answering questions about the legality of killing americans who are believed to be senior al qaeda leaders such as the american-bern cleric anwar al awlaki who was killed in a 2010 drone strike. crit
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